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BAKS conference agenda announced

Sheffield University CrestThe British Association for Korean Studies has finalised the programme for their 2006 conference. Full details below. Anyone interested in attending is invited to submit an application form (pasted in below) which should reach the Conference Organiser no later than Monday 21 August.

British Association for Korean Studies
2006 Biennial Conference Programme

Theme: ‘Generations in Korea: Past, Present and Future’

Venue: Halifax Hall, The University of Sheffield
6 – 7 September, 2006

Wednesday, 6 September
2 – 5:45 PM Registration

6 – 6:30 PM – Reception

6:30 – 8 PM Conference Dinner

8 – 9:30 Opening Session
Margaret Drabble – The Writing of The Red Queen.

Chair and Commentator – Dr. Agnita Tennant

Thursday 7 September
7:30 – 8:45 AM Breakfast

9 – 10:30 AM Panel 1 Chair – Dr. Grace Koh
Han-rog Kang Sickness of the Spirit: Madness in Choseon Korea.

Sowon Park Metempsychosis and Chiasmatic Encounter: On Margaret Drabble’s The Red Queen.

Andrew Logie The Grey Man’s fight for intellectual identity in early post-war Korea.

10:30 – 11 AM Refreshments

11 – 12:30 Panel 2 Chair – James Hoare

David Prendergast Ties that Bind: Ageing and Inter-generational Relations in Korea.

Son Key-young ‘A Millennium-Old Tale of Two Actors in Alliance Politics: An Elite Norm of Serving the Great and Grass-root Defiance in US-South Korea Alliance’.

David Lee Seoul Status: The Rise of Kangnam and Its Implications for Modern Korea.

12:30 – 1:45 Lunch

1:45 – 3:15 Panel 3 Chair Mark Morris

Mihye Cho Korean Cultural Policy in Paradigm Shift: from Preserving National Culture to Creating Culture.

Andrew Jackson Neither Here nor There: Positive Responses to Modernity in South Korean Film.

Aramchan Lee A Shift toward Masculinity in Korean Cinema since the Economic Crisis of 1997.

3:15 3:45 Refreshments

3:45 5:00 Panel 4 Chair John Swenson-Wright

Hyung-A Kim Evolution of Generational Change Within Koreas Democratisation Movement: From the 6.3 Generation to the 386 Generation.

Young-mi Kim Generational Change and Ideological Preferences in South Korea.

Alon Levkowitz Threat Perceptions in Korea: Generation or Political Change?

5:00 Closing Session

The application form to attend is pasted below:



Name (Surname in block capitals):

Postal Address (please print):

Telephone (home):


I plan to attend the 2006 BAKS Conference:

I require accommodation at the Conference:

I have the following dietary needs (if any):

I have the following special accommodation needs (if any):

Please send this form by POST to:

Prof. James H. Grayson, 2006 BAKS Conference Organiser,
School of East Asian Studies,
The University of Sheffield,
Sheffield S10 2TN

accompanied by a £10 cheque made out in favour of The University of Sheffield as a deposit.

Charges for the conference are as follows: the Conference Fee of £40 and an Accommodation Fee of £35. The Conference Fee includes the registration fee for the Conference and all charges for the Conference Dinner (a 3-course sit-down meal) on 6 September, all refreshments during the Conference, and the Conference Lunch on 7 September.

The Accommodation Fee is for a single occupancy, en-suite room with toilet, shower and wash basin facilities. The Accommodation Fee also covers breakfast on the morning of the 7th. Anyone needing addition on-site accommodation must notify the Conference Organiser of this fact at the time of making an application. Conference attendees are free to make their own accommodation arrangements if they so wish.

(automatically generated) Read LKL’s review of this event here.

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